Financial Assistance

There are few potential sources of financial assistance for relatives raising children: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); foster care payments; adoption assistance; and subsidized guardianships. In this topic, we only address the broad federal legal requirements for this assistance. State laws for foster care payments, adoption assistance, and subsidized guardianship are analyzed individually under their relevant topic headings on this website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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